Writing can be a solitary business, but this was not so at Olveston Historic Home over the weekend.
When Shima Jack received a phone call saying she had won a national writing award, she did not believe it.
A new writing festival using one of Dunedin’s grandest historical mansions as inspiration is being held this weekend. Rebecca Fox talks to award winning NZ author Catherine Chidgey.
After retracing Janet Frame’s steps for almost a decade, Lynley Caldwell is stepping in a new direction.
Young Dunedin wordsmiths were able to practise their craft and learn from the best these school holidays.
Netflix has bought the works of Roald Dahl, including classics such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda, in its latest content deal as the streaming service faces stiff competition from Disney+ and HBO Max.
Much has been written with a Pakeha lens on journeys through the Southern Alps from Charlie Douglas in the 19th century (Mr Explorer Douglas) to Geoff Spearpoint in the 21st (The Great Unknown).
It is the gift of time to hone their craft that most University of Otago fellows appreciate the most, and Heather McQuillan is no exception. The children’s writer in residence talks to ...
Author Matt Hranek shows his love for the classic Italian cocktail, the Negroni, in a book dedicated to it.
Matt Chisholm delivers a whale of a yarn about a life that has amounted to so much more than ‘‘Survivors, are you ready?’’
Olveston Historic Home has been chosen as the inaugural setting for a new writers’ event in Dunedin.
Poetry has been a form of self expression for Darcy Monteath for many years and now the young Dunedin poet has received national recognition for her way with words.
Kiwis love a good character. Someone who’s a bit cheeky, who thumbs their nose at the authorities. Someone who’s ballsy and can spin a yarn.
Gregor Paul provides real insight into how Steve Hansen transformed from the gruff, relatively unlikeable figure who terrified everybody into an almost beloved father of the nation.